Show winning Simmental joins Semex UK stud

by | Sep 15, 2011


Semex UK are delighted to add a show winning Simmental bull to the ‘Semex Beef Team’ range of bulls.

Chyanhal Amos bred by Mrs Penny Lally won several breed Championships through the summer and culminated with a big win at the Royal Cornwall Show  in Wadebridge taking Supreme Champion Simmental under the expert eye of Mr Chris Martindale in strong competition.

Chyanhal Amos

Philip Halhead purchased Amos at the Royal Cornwall show on behalf of Semex to continue the aggresive expansion of the Beef stud. ” Semex supply the very best Holstein genetics to dairy farmers in the UK and Ireland and increasingly these same farmers are seeing the added value of using easy calving but high value beef sires on the dairy cows, no longer needed to breed dairy replacements” commented Philip.

“Amos is the ideal bull for crossing onto dairy cows as he exhibits good muscle development with a medium frame score and easy calving traits. Combine that with excellent EBVs for eye muscle area, retail meat yield, terminal production index and self replacing index, you start to understand the appeal of this modern Simmental bull”

Simmental is growing in popularity for use on dairy cows and Amos will help Semex to grow its market share.

Philip makes the point ” Dairy farmers are using more Holstein sexed semen than ever before and beef semen sales are growing every year, Semex can provide the complete package to dairy farmers and we are sure Amos will become very popular”

Semex with the help of Norbreck Genetics will put Amos through there young bull testing scheme to assess the calving ease and calf quality of calves born from dairy cows. Meadow Quality the calf purchasing company are keen to watch a bull like Amos develop and will have no hesitation in placing him on a reccommended Superior Sire list with the EBV data he exhibits.

“Cairnview Snazzy the sire of Chyanhal Amos is sired by the much admired Popes Laird a bull we have watched with great interest since his sale in Perth Auction and one that is breeding very well” stated Philip.